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The Crown at Old Basing

$$ - $$$, British,
The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
+44 1256 321424
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What has happened to this place. Have been going for lunches for about three years. This place use to rock, I have bought relatives and businees meetings here in the past. Use to be once a week now more infrequent as the quality is getting...More

2  Thank northan77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So Tuesday nights are not a big night for eating out in Old Basing it seems. No specials at all, 6 mains on the menu (I think) but as my partner can't eat gluten the burger, the pie and the fish and chips were off...More

1  Thank daytripper d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given vouchers for the taster menu evening here. The food was heavenly, piping hot and tasty. I was worried as I am a fussy eater where fish is concerned but I ate food that I would normally never even try, having eaten before...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place which I've visited before for an evening meal. The staff are friendly and helpful and on my last visit the food was very well cooked. The locals make you feel welcomed and are always cheerily nice which is also a...More

Thank TyroneTK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good evening out at the Crown very good service from the bar and the restaurant. Quality of food very good well prepared and presented. Disappointed that a new menu had been introduced but not updated on the web site. Less choice on the new...More

Thank GerryScotland49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being local to the area and having heard of The Crown as being a gastro-pub, we arrived as a group of 4 adults and 6 children looking forward to eat after spending a pleasant couple of hours at nearby Basing House. On arrival to the...More

3  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I had the Crown burger, my partner had Cornish fish goujons (not at all like fish fingers, in spite of their appearance!). Both were delicious and good value, and the Pure Ubu beer a great accompaniment.

Thank ChaoticMike
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Was my first dinner at the crown and I'll never come back in this restaurant. The worst pork belly I ever eat. I think the chef should check what he put on plate. My pork belly was only fat without meat at all. They manage...More

3  Thank Fabio D
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Had meals here over the years and have always been excellent. But called in on Wednesday at 8.30pm on the way back from an unexpected visit so desperate for something to eat. There were tables empty in the restaurant and in the bar. But got...More

3  Thank KarenOfbasing
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Arrived on spec needing dinner on our way home. Front of house was efficiently welcoming, The menu was unsurprising, but done surprisingly well. Our meal was delicious, the portions a sensible size. The cheeseboard was fantastic - only 4 cheeses but each an absolute gem...More

Thank PHGB
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17 October 2016|
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Response from markrlovell | Reviewed this property |
we've been there several times and they do cater for vegetarians on there menu's and are happy to swap and change to suit your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$54
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Crown The Street, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Old Basing
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 321424
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